Commissioners will vote on a resolution calling on the water task force to “determine what is possible and capable of occurring, to identify how best to move forward and to establish how best to fund any water project(s) that might be brought forward.”
Jan. 23, 1902: The Comet editorialized that “We are opposed to the metric system if it is true, as we understand it, that under that system when a bill is presented you are compelled to metre.”
ELIZABETHTON — A section of Elk Avenue in downtown Elizabethton will be closed from Armed Forces Drive to Sycamore Street, beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23.
A HUD mandated count of people who are homeless is being conducted by the Appalachian Regional Coalition on Homelessness in partnership Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Mountain Home and volunteers from service organizations across the eight county region.
A bill that would make it a Class A misdemeanor in Tennessee to wear a mask or hood on public or private property without permission from the property owner has been temporarily withdrawn to clarify how it applies.
The days of passengers bringing rabbits, turtles and birds on planes as emotional-support animals could be ending.
NASHVILLE — A civil rights group is raising questions about the legality of a Tennessee proposal that would assure continued taxpayer funding of faith-based foster care and adoption agencies even if they exclude LGBT families and others based on
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MEMPHIS — A second child wounded in a double shooting in Tennessee on Monday has died, police said Wednesday.
SALT LAKE CITY — The discredited practice of conversion therapy for LGBTQ children is now banned in Utah, making it the 19th state and one of the most conservative to prohibit it.
Recent reports from the Johnson City Police Department.
Jan. 22, 1903: A new jeweler and optician was setting up shop in Johnson City soon. A Mr. Silvers of Chattanooga was planning to move to Johnson City.
A local clinic in Boones Creek is now working to treat severe depression using ketamine, a drug first discovered in 1956 before being approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 1970 as an anesthetic.
Unicoi County’s new inter-local ambulance service has its third partner. On Monday, the Unicoi Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted unanimously to join the county and the town of Erwin in a nonprofit EMS corporation to be funded by each of the three government entities.
ELIZABETHTON — In a surprise move at the end of Tuesday night’s Carter County Commission meeting, the commissioners voted overwhelmingly to end a pay dispute with Carter County Planning Director Chris Schuettler.
ELIZABETHTON — The five candidates for the interim position of Elizabethton city judge are in place and City Council will be filling the position during February’s City Council meeting.